CHICAGO -- If you compare the rosters, the
Meeting with reporters at a Chicago hotel before Game 1, Kings General Manager
Lombardi said they followed a model similar to the one they used in a previous incarnation, when they were both with the
"But if the size doesn't compete and have the will to win, it doesn't matter," Lombardi said.
Sutter pointed out that two of his taller players, 6-foot-4
"We certainly didn't have, 'Let's just dress our big guys,'" Sutter said. "We dressed what was best that night."
If the sport was just about height and weight, he added, "then there would be 25 guys in work boots."